Inquiry, Treatment Principles, and Plans in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine

Inquiry, Treatment Principles, and Plans in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine

Volume 5

1st Edition - November 11, 2019

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  • Author: Anika Al-Shura
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128176160
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128176177

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Description

Inquiry, Treatment Principles and Plans in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine, volume five in the Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine series, provides the benefits of using the intake form, patient narratives and proper inquiry based on Chinese and Western medicine methods within the clinical setting to establish reliable treatment plans for cardiovascular patients. This reference is organized systematically into three sections covering questionnaires and testimony from patients, inquiry and physical examination techniques that are useful for examining cardiac patients, and specific cardiovascular symptoms in the new and returning patient, including definition of the symptom and clinical significance from Chinese and Western perspectives and treatment principles. This important reference will aid cardiovascular researchers in the study of integrative Chinese and Western medicine with its clear, structured base to guide clinical practice and encourage collaboration between Chinese and Western medicine practitioners.

Key Features

  • Guides the identification of cardiovascular disease through western medicine and TCM differential diagnosing
  • Provides examination and inquiry techniques using both Western and TCM methods
  • Demonstrates a tailored approach to patient interaction that is specific to cardiology

Readership

Researchers in biomedical science studying cardiology and clinicians practicing Chinese Medicine within the cardiovascular field

Table of Contents

  • Section I: Intake and Patient Narrative
    1. Intake Techniques
    2. Patient Narrative Techniques

    Section II: Inquiry and Examination
    3. Inquiry and Examination Techniques

    Section III Disorders, Treatment Principles and Plans
    4. Chest Pain
    5. Dyspnea and Orthopnea
    6. Heart Palpitations
    7. Syncope
    8. Edema
    9. Claudication

Product details

  • No. of pages: 106
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2019
  • Published: November 11, 2019
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128176160
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128176177

About the Author

Anika Al-Shura

Dr. Anika Niambi Al-Shura is originally from Louisville, Ky, USA. She has one son, one grandson and resides in Kentucky and Florida, USA. She enjoys cultivating medicinal plants and formulating medicinal herb recipes, soap making, fine art, travelling internationally to meet people for learning new cultures and ways of living, mountain hiking and relaxing on the beach near the ocean. Dr. Al-Shura has 14 continuous years of formal education involving Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) clinical practice, advanced medical study, research and education between the United States, Italy and China. In 2004, her master’s degree in Oriental Medicine was earned from East West College of Natural Medicine in Florida, USA. In mainland China between 2004 and 2014, she earned hospital study, advanced scholar and specialty certificates in Chinese medicine, internal medicine and surgery and cardiology from several university affiliated hospitals. Those hospitals include Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shandong Provincial Hospital and Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Her subspecialty training in TCM is in interventional cardiology involving the catherization lab. Dr. Al-Shura earned her PhD in medical education in 2014 through the University Ambrosiana program. Her dissertation on Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine (ICCM) became her first textbook entitled, “Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine: A Personalized Medicine Perspective”. This book was one of 7 textbooks written to introduce the concepts of ICCM. All were published and released together through Elsevier Academic Press in 2014. Those textbooks are utilized for the level 1 program studies in ICCM with continuing medical education (CME) courses. Eight additional textbooks were written on the establishment and development of intermediate ICCM theories and practices. Those textbooks are utilized for the level 2 program CME studies in ICCM. Those 8 textbooks are part of the Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine series and were published and released together through Elsevier Academic Press in 2019. Dr. Al-Shura is currently a faculty member at Everglades University in Florida, where she teaches medical and healthcare course in the Bachelors of Alternative Medicine program. She also has Niambi Wellness Institute, based in Florida and Kentucky, where Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine research and work continues. It includes a natural pharmacy lab and a continuing medical education (CME) program. The natural pharmacy researches, formulates, manufactures and distributes various patented and original formulations using TCM herbs. The CME program includes TCM cardiology courses which grant credits towards NCCAOM, state medical board and state TCM board license renewals in the United States.

Affiliations and Expertise

Niambi Wellness Institute, Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine, FL, USA

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